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      Police: Teen accidentally shot himself in leg

      SEATTLE - A 14-year-old boy has non-life threatening injuries after accidentally shooting himself in the leg Wednesday.

      Police responded to the 7100 block of 38th Avenue South to find a 14-year-old boy who had been shot in the leg, below his knee.

      The boy lead police to believe he had been shot by a male suspect who had fled the scene in a green SUV.

      Gang Unit detectives uncovered that the shooting was self-inflicted, and the victim had shot himself while passing around a handgun on a basketball court.

      Medics transported the boy to Harborview Medical Center. No other injuries were reported.
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